Leadership and Management Development

School: School of Government and Society
International Development Department

Modular value: 20 credits

Lecturer: Adrian Campbell

The aim of this module is to develop the student's skills and knowledge of leadership in a public administrative context, the distinction between leadership and traditional approaches to pubic management and administration, and the role of leadership in bringing about cultural change within public organisations, in order to improve services to citizens.

By the end of the module you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a critical understanding of the concepts of leadership and management in a public service organisational context
  • Demonstrate a critical understanding of the personal qualities that are associated with different styles of leadership, and of a variety of situations for which different approaches and qualities of leadership are appropriate
  • Have developed your personal leadership and management styles and assessed impacts for colleagues and others with whom there is work-based interaction.


This is by two 3,000 word assignments.

Related courses:

The optional modules listed on the website for this programme may unfortunately occasionally be subject to change. As you will appreciate key members of staff may leave the University and this necessitates a review of the modules that are offered. Where the module is no longer available we will let you know as soon as we can and help you make other choices.